bleed for (someone or something)
1. To acutely feel another person's emotional pain along with them. My mother is a crying mess whenever she watches the news because she just bleeds for any victim of a tragedy.
2. To support something so passionately as to accept pain and suffering on its behalf. I know this is an unpopular cause, and I am willing to bleed for it—let's go to the protest!
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bleed for someone
Fig. to feel the emotional pain that someone else is feeling; to sympathize or empathize with someone. I just bled for him when I heard his sad story. We bled for her as she related her recent woes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.